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No risk with GMO food, says EU chief scientific advisor

Jeremy Fleming euractive.com EXCLUSIVE: Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are no riskier than their conventionally farmed equivalents, the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor Anne Glover has told EurActiv in an exclusive interview, calling for countries impeding GMO use to be put … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineers Produce Damning Report Exposing Genetically Modified Foods

Prevent Disease A damning new evidence-based report about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has just been published — and it reveals that most of the claims made by the pro-GM camp are nothing more than hot air. This comprehensive and fascinating … Continue reading

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Government of India Declares That All Genetically Modified Foods Be Labeled

April McCarthy Prevent Disease Can we give a thumbs up to the ministry of consumer affairs in India? They have issued a gazette notification early this month indicating that every food package containing genetically modified food shall bear at the … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology could lead to disaster, says Oxford bioethicist

Michael Cook BioEdge Julian Savulescu, of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, has issued a dramatic warning about the dangers of synthetic biology. He believe that it easily could be used to synthesise lethal new organisms which could kill vast … Continue reading

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Finally—Congress Begins to Wake Up about Genetically Engineered Food

Source: ANH Rep. Dennis Kucinich has introduced two bills that would mandate labeling and provide stricter safety protections for GE products. HR 3553, the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act, already has twelve co-sponsors (and bipartisan support). The bill … Continue reading

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Should Genetically Modified Food be Banned ? [FryDay Poll]

Maps of World GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) or Genetically Modified (engineered) Foods are considered to be the solution for world food requirements by the scientific community but opposed by the environmentalists. Learn about Genetically engineered foods, Global response to Genetically … Continue reading

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Fad Diets Are Out – Eaters For Health Who Focus On Non-GMO, Organic and Toxic-Free Foods Are In

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease A wave of highly informed seekers of clean and healthy food is taking over the information highway and leaving yo-yo and fad dieting methods in the dust. They are representing a new generation of educated consumers … Continue reading

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Monsanto ‘Biotechnology Book for Kids’ Caught Brainwashing Children

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Facing direct opposition from the public, biotechnology giants like Monsanto and Dow are now making a disturbing attempt to brainwash developing minds into accepting their genetically modifiedfoods using blatant lies and propaganda. In a last ditch … Continue reading

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Oldest organism with skeleton discovered in Australia

Iqbal Pittalwala EurekAlert RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A team of paleontologists has discovered the oldest animal with a skeleton. Called Coronacollina acula, the organism is between 560 million and 550 million years old, which places it in the Ediacaran period, before … Continue reading

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Worldwide Alternatives to Pesticides and Fertilizers

Lilykosmick Green Answers There is a common myth that genetically modified crops are more effective at feeding large populations. Yet there is just no evidence that GM crops are more effective than organic crops at yielding large harvests. GM crops … Continue reading

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